Posted on September 7, 2020
If there’s one board game that is a staple in most people’s childhood memories, it’s Monopoly. While you only received pocket money according to your age (for example, if you were 10 you would receive 10 pence a week) when you stepped in the magical world of Monopoly, you were playing for the big numbers!
Posted on August 31, 2020
You might be surprised to learn that Dungeons and Dragons first came out in 1974. It was the first of its kind and over the last 46 years, it has gone through many developments (with there even being an online version). But the core of the game has remained intact.
Posted on August 24, 2020
The video game has absolutely exploded in the last 20 years, starting as nothing more than a fun pastime to an international industry worth countless billions. People from all walks of life are starting to enjoy video games in all their different formats, from simple 2D platformers to massive, open-planned games that can take hundreds of hours to complete – and this latter category is what more players are starting to focus on, especially as the prices of games continue to increase and gamers want more bang for their buck. For those that are wanting a real time sink to spend their evenings on, these are the longest games ever made in terms of sheer hours.
Posted on August 19, 2020
In some of the best games ever made, the weapons that the players are given are sometimes so memorable that they become defining parts of the game. From swords to power suits, weaponry in games takes inspiration from both science fiction and history, meaning that they can often be easily replicated, making them the perfect item to put up on the wall.
Posted on August 11, 2020
Life has become a little different in 2020, with social distancing and self-isolation becoming a reality for most around the world. The good news is there are plenty of ways you can get together safely with family and friends thanks to technology. Multiplayer games are a great way to connect and have some fun in the process – and there are a lot of them out there to choose from.
Posted on July 27, 2020
While many will continue to say that the golden age of video gaming has long past, many more are convinced that right now is the best era of gaming ever. Despite the many shady practices of companies like Konami and EA, there are countless thousands of games available, and the game development industry has never been easier to get into. Learning how to become a game developer is the dream of many video game lovers around the world, each with their own ideas and visions. Find out what it takes to become a modern game developer, and some tips for succeeding.
Posted on July 22, 2020
Traditionally, board games were designed as a way to keep the entire family entertained, which usually included young children. This means that most of the more popular board games tend to be aimed at providing a family friendly experience, and while that’s not necessarily a bad thing, sometimes it’s nice to play a board game that has a more mature theme. Fortunately, there is a wide selection of modern, adult board games that are perfect for those people that want to play something that requires a little more thought and imagination that many of the other games found at home.
Posted on July 13, 2020
Red Dead Redemption 2, created by legendary development studio Rockstar, released on the 26th October 2018. It received near universal acclaim, and went on to become the second biggest entertainment product in history, surpassed only by GTA 5. A game that was, of course, also made by Rockstar.
Posted on June 29, 2020
Screen time may not always be the best thing for children, and yes, you should be trying to limit it as much as possible. However, not all screen time is bad – especially if you have the right things for them to play. There are many games that you can play with your kids, which is a great bonding experience.
Posted on June 22, 2020
The video gaming that we love so much today first became popularised during the 1980s thanks to the release of the Atari 2600 and the Nintendo Entertainment System. These two consoles would change how we spent our free time, and while it took a few decades, gaming has become the world’s number one favourite pastime. In that time, tens of thousands of games have been created and distributed to gamers from across the planet, but only a very small handful of those games were so successful that they became entirely new franchises of their own. These are the most successful games of all time.